Statewide Health Coordinating Council
Public Law 96-79 (Health Planning and Resources Development Amendment of 1979)
Public Law 93-641 (National Health Planning and Resources Development Act of 1974)
Function: The Council will: set priorities, goals, and objectives in order to contain health costs and maintain quality of care; Prepare, review, and revise (at least annually) a state health plan, based on the health systems plans of health systems agencies; Review annually the budget of each health systems agency; Provide oversight of and advice to grant submissions, the State Health Planning and Development Agency (Planning Agency), and the state medical facilities plan.
Public Law 93-641 requires that each state establish a Statewide Health Coordinating Council. In 1976, Gov. Anderson issued Executive Order 76-60A, to establish the Council in Minnesota.
The SHCC convened its first meeting on December 15, 1976.
Dictated by federal law - both providers and consumers of health care.
The "Minnesota State Health Plan" for 1980 and 1982 are available through our catalog. "Minnesota health plan development policy" reports for 1977 and 1979, which were similarly approved by the Statewide Health Coordinating Council, are also available at the Library.
News clippings and documents. Agencies Notebook Collection, 1976-1981.
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